Tonight Dr. StrangeDub and DJ Baby Swiss parked themselves at the Dub Club Tiki Bar for the annual Echo Beach end of summer special. It was very different kind of Echo Chamber, as we ventured into some twangy, instrumental surf rock, cool old school RB, a variety of lounge sounds, world sounds, swanky tropical jazz, weird electronic music, and movie soundtracks. But don’t think for a minute that the dub doctors completely forgot our ska, dub and reggae foundation. Some deep Nyabinghi meditation followed the martinis and kali…as the waves came crashing down on the sands of Echo Beach.
New music from the Godfathers of Groove, James Moody, Charlie Shoemake Terry Trotter. Older material from Yusef Lateef, Freddie Hubbard, and Lee Morgan. A commemoration of Hurricane Katrina with tunes from Christian Scott, Astral Project, Terrence Blanchard, and Allen Toussaint, and more….